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Review Chapter 3 - Review Chapter 3 Short Answer 1. Why had...

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Review Chapter 3 Short Answer 1. Why had horticulture become a huge industry? People want plants at specific times during the year. 2. In the College of Agriculture, there are typically 12 Departments; break down these departments into four groups. Plant science, animal science, engineering, social science 3. What are three important areas of plant science found in agriculture? Horticulture, Agronomy, Forestry. 4. Divide horticulture into three major areas. Ornamental horticulture(floriculture, landscape, interioscaping), olericulture, and pomology 5. What are four basic characteristics of horticulture? Intensly cultivated, high water content, large variety and number, aesthetic purposes 6. Ornamental horticulture can be broken down into what three groups? floriculture, landscape, interioscaping Define Agriculture- production of plants and animals to meet basic human needs. Horticulture- culture of plants for food, comfort, and beauty. hortus-
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course HORT 101 taught by Professor Arteca,richardn during the Fall '07 term at Penn State.

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